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County Offices CLOSED Monday May 29th in Observance of Memorial Day

Planning and Zoning Offices CLOSED Tuesday May 30th for Relocation

Emergency Alerts

Emergency Alerts

WENS or Wireless Emergency Notification System allows Dallas County Communications to instantly send emergency mobile alerts to cell phones via voice calls, text messaging, email or pager.

WENS may be used for any number of emergency messages to include, but not limited to the bw 

  • Weather Warnings
  • Lost or Endangered Children
  • Emergency Evacuations
  • Bomb Threats
  • Chemical Spills
  • Gas Leaks
  • Boil Orders

Currently Dallas County only uses WENS for weather related notifications in partnership with the State of Iowa. 

Please click here to sign up for WENS notification